amsterdam - Customers of telecom provider Vodafone can from Thursday through their phone and a Paypal account contactless payments in the Netherlands. This requires a suitable phone.
Through the Vodafone Wallet application is now a Paypal account are linked, then every normal NFC terminal in a store that accepts appropriate bank cards can be paid without contact by phone.
Because a PayPal profile also can be linked to a regular bank account can be finally paid without contact in the Netherlands in this way via the telephone. For this, it was only possible to link a credit card to the Vodafone Wallet.
As with regular contactless payments can be paid up to € 25 without entering a PIN. Moreover, a chosen number must be entered to confirm payments. Also, customers using both PayPal and through a notification a digital receipt on the phone.
'It does not matter which bank you're connected, you can add all your credit cards plus PayPal account,' says Executive Director Consumer Business at VodafoneZiggo Marcel de Groot. 'Every Vodafone customer with a Smart M, L Smart, Red, Red essential, Super Red or Black subscription and an Android smartphone is now the option to contactless payments. '